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1926 USC Trojans football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1926 record8–2 (5–1 PCC)
Head coachHoward Jones (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Stanford 4 0 0     10 0 1
USC 5 1 0     8 2 0
Oregon State 4 1 0     7 1 0
Washington State 4 1 0     6 1 0
Washington 3 2 0     8 2 0
Oregon 1 4 0     2 4 1
Idaho 1 4 0     3 4 1
Montana 0 4 0     3 5 0
California 0 5 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1926 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1926 college football season. In their second year under head coach Howard Jones, the Trojans compiled an 8–2 record (5–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 317 to 52.[1] The season featured the first game in the Notre Dame–USC football rivalry; Notre Dame won by a 13 to 12 score in Los Angeles.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25[[{{{school}}}|Whittier]]*W 74–015,300
October 2Santa Clara*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 42–027,400
October 9Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 16–734,700
October 16Occidental*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 28–622,000
October 23at CaliforniaW 27–072,000
October 30Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
L 12–1378,500
November 11at Oregon AgriculturalW 17–726,000
November 20Idaho
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 28–617,400
November 25Montana
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 61–018,600
December 4Notre Dame*dagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
L 12–1374,378
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming


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